Iceland is currently considering adopting the Canadian loonie as their official currency, and Canada is ready to talk. Iceland's current currency, the krona, has taken a beating since the country's economy collapsed in 2008. The country has slowly been rebuilding the past few years, though the krona has remained volatile.

Michael Lewis has not yet been reached for comment, but he will most likely respond with something disparaging about elves.

[article via The Globe and Mail, pic via shutterstock]